EUROCHAMP-2020 Second Annual Meeting

Title of the event EUROCHAMP-2020 second annual meeting
Dates and place 10th - 14th September 2018
Patras, Greece
Meeting venue University Conference and Cultural Center (University of Patras)

Meeting room I-4
University Campus
Panepistimioupoli Patron, Patras 265 04,
Programme Please find an overview of the agenda. The downloadable version is available here.

Registrations are closed! Please contact the Project Office.
Hotel  Single Room  Double Room Website 

Single bed 53,00€ 

Double bed ( for single use) 60,00€, double 70,00€
 PORTO RIO HOTEL* 55,00€  65,00€
 PATRAS SMART HOTEL*   54,00€ 63,00€
 ΞΕΝΟΔΟΧΕΙΟ ΤΖΑΚΙ* 45,00€  55,00€ 
 CASTELLO HOTEL RIO* 55,00€ 75,00€ 
 CASTELLO CITY PATRA* 60,00€  70,00€ 
 HOTEL ASTIR* 50,00€  62,00€ 
 PATRAS PALACE** 55,00 (city view)
65,00 (sea view)
65,00 (city view)
75,00 (sea view)

* The new tax (special fee) is not included, charged from 1/1/2018 3,00 € per day per room

** In these prices the new tax is included

Other activities A visit at the laboratories of the FORTH institute is planned on Wednesday September 12th in the afternoon. Please check this page for the updates! Everyone is of course invited.

A dinner will take place on Wednesday September 12th, after the visit of FORTH laboratories. All participants, external and internal to the community, are warmly welcome!

How to arrive to the venue Flying directly to Patras: some companies like TUI and Airberlin provide direct flights to Patras (Araxos airport). The cost of the taxi from the airport to the city centre is of around 60 euros.

Flying to Athens: from Athens three options are available to reach Patras

- car renting at the airport. 

- Public transportation-train. The train from the airport does not make it all the way to Patras, but to 2/3 of the way to the city of Kiato. Then the train company operates a bus from Kiato to Patras that connects with the train. 

- Public transportation-bus. It is necessary to take a bus from the airport to the central bus station of Athens and then take another one from there to Patras. The link of the operating company, with the timetable:

Another option is the ferry: it directly arrives in Patras from four main Italian cities (Venice, Ancona, Bari, Brindisi).For more information:

Public transports info --> Once in Patras, line n°6 goes from the centre of Patras to the Campus, please find here the timetable.

To take the bus to University you have to go to Ermou street, between Maizonos and Korinthou Street. Take bus number 6 with the sign "ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ" (Panepistimio=University). Then when you get at the University Campus you can either get off at the 2nd or 3rd bus stops.

For the bus you need a ticket (1.70 €). You can buy bus tickets at most kiosks or at the office at the bottom part of Georgiou square. Usually the bus on school days goes every 10 minutes.

For the opposite route (from University to the city center), you can take bus number 6, direction "ΠΑΤΡΑ".

The taxi price from the city to the university is approximately 10 Euros.